Australasia

A look at who the SaaS players, companies, VCs, and startups in Australasia are, including what it takes to succeed, which are the hotspots, and what SaaStock events are happening.

 

The SaaStock you know and love, online: June 10-11 2020

For the last five years we’ve made it our mission to help the SaaS community gain traction, grow, and scale. In the last few weeks we’ve been closer to our community than ever, and one thing is clear: the need to keep learning, innovating, and building businesses is stronger than ever. We know it can…

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19 Investors and VCs Fuelling the SaaS Superstars of Australasia

One of the main contributors to a healthy, flourishing SaaS ecosystem is the availability of capital. As we showed you in this list of SaaS companies coming out of Australasia, the region has no shortage of SaaS talent. Which suggests there’s also plenty of SaaS investors and VCs to help those companies grow. We’ve put…

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13 powerhouse partners you can meet at SaaStock Australasia

The countdown is on to SaaStock Australasia! We’re bringing a carefully-curated line-up of speakers, and working hard to nurture the SaaS community in Australia and New Zealand by bringing together the brightest minds in SaaS for a full day of talks, networking and connecting. And none of this would be possible without the support of…

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9 Badass Women SaaS Founders and CEOs in Australasia

Meet a few extraordinary women who have the impressive task of driving SaaS in Australia and New Zealand. These 9 women are powerful, relentless and are all making SaaS and tech in general a better place. They have impressive professional achievements, all the way from founding companies through to running international operations across continents. They…

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Meet the Speakers of SaaStock Australasia

In just a couple of weeks we’re bringing back SaaStock Australasia: the ONLY event exclusively serving the SaaS community in Australasia.  For many of you, this will be your last conference of the year (no wait, the DECADE). That means it’s time to bid a fond farewell to the 2010s. Because in 2020 you’re going…

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Welcome back to SaaStock Australasia – December 3-4 2019

Guess who’s back, back again… That’s right – we’re bringing SaaStock back to Australasia for the second time. Sydney: we’re coming for you! We know that it’s a really long way from Australia and New Zealand to SaaS hotspots like Silicon Valley. But despite the distance, the SaaS ecosystem is flourishing: Gartner predicts Australian businesses…

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Ones to Watch: 50 Startups (and Scale ups) Making Waves in Australasia

Next month SaaStock is heading down under, bringing you SaaStock Australasia on December 3-4. We’re seeing the SaaS community flourishing in Australasia, driven partly by the increased uptake of SaaS products for business use, and also by the breakout success of unicorn companies Canva and Atlassian who put Australasia on the global SaaS map.  The…

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A guide to not f***ing up company culture with Kirsti Grant

What does it take to create and keep a great company culture? Kirsti Grant, Co-founder of Populate and HOP Ventures has been aiming to answer that and has a guide on how not to destroy company culture. All starts with strategic alignment.

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How to make better decisions while scaling and growing a SaaS company

On this week’s episode, we bring you another great speaker we will host at SaaStock Oceania – Ashik Ahmed, CEO and CTO of Deputy. Ashik will talk about the shit he wishes he knew as he was growing the company. One of the central themes in that is the learning curve in making better decisions, which is the subject of this week’s podcast.

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How to hire executives by scrapping the Silicon Valley playbook

The latest guest on the SaaS Revolution Show is Alex Fala, CEO of New Zealand company Vend. One of the speakers at SaaStock Oceania, which takes place on December 6th in Sydney, he gives a taster of the topic he will cover extensively at the event: how to hire executives without using the Silicon Valley playbook, which Alex deems irrelevant unless you are the hottest company in the Bay area.

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